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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers professionals in City of Canning than any other occupation.

Occupations are a key component in evaluating the knowledge, experience and skill-levels that industry can draw upon locally. It should be viewed with other indicators, such as Age structure, Qualifications, and Income for a comprehensive analysis of Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)'s local resident workers.

When comparing the occupations of local resident workers with local workers, Occupation data indicates whether an economy draws on the skills offered by its own residents or relies on a different set of skills imported from elsewhere in the region.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers occupations
City of Canning 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Western Australia%Number%Western Australia%2011 to 2016
Managers4,1809.912.04,29610.012.2-116
Professionals10,15224.120.510,19223.719.9-40
Technicians and Trades Workers5,88214.016.26,14014.316.7-258
Community and Personal Service Workers4,73611.210.64,2359.89.4+501
Clerical and Administrative Workers5,59513.313.06,84815.914.4-1,253
Sales Workers3,8999.38.83,9299.18.6-30
Machinery Operators And Drivers2,6266.27.52,7696.47.6-143
Labourers4,35510.39.73,9749.29.7+381
Inadequately described or not stated7001.71.76471.51.5+53

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Resident workers occupations, 2016
Resident workers occupations, 2016 Managers, Western Australia : 12.0% Professionals, Western Australia : 20.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, Western Australia : 16.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Western Australia : 10.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Western Australia : 13.0% Sales Workers, Western Australia : 8.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Western Australia : 7.5% Labourers, Western Australia : 9.7% Inadequately described or not stated, Western Australia : 1.7% Managers, City of Canning - All industries: 9.9% Professionals, City of Canning - All industries: 24.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Canning - All industries: 14.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Canning - All industries: 11.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Canning - All industries: 13.3% Sales Workers, City of Canning - All industries: 9.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Canning - All industries: 6.2% Labourers, City of Canning - All industries: 10.3% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Canning - All industries: 1.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers occupations, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers occupations, 2011 to 2016 Managers, City of Canning - All industries: -116 Professionals, City of Canning - All industries: -40 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Canning - All industries: -258 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Canning - All industries: +501 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Canning - All industries: -1,253 Sales Workers, City of Canning - All industries: -30 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Canning - All industries: -143 Labourers, City of Canning - All industries: +381 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Canning - All industries: +53
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the resident workers in City of Canning in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (10,152 people or 24.1%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (5,882 people or 14.0%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (5,595 people or 13.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 21,629 people in total or 51.3% of the resident workers .

In comparison, Western Australia employed 20.5% in Professionals; 16.2% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 13.0% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of City of Canning and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (24.1% compared to 20.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (14.0% compared to 16.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (9.9% compared to 12.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (6.2% compared to 7.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in City of Canning decreased by 905 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in City of Canning were for those employed as:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-1,253 people)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+501 people)
  • Labourers (+381 people)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-258 people)

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